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Table 3 Multivariate Analysis (logistic regression)

From: Regional and social differences concerning overweight, participation in health check-ups and vaccination. Analysis of data from a whole birth cohort of 6-year old children in a prosperous German city

  overweighta incomplete U1-U9 check-upsb incomplete immunizationsc
  OR 95% CI OR 95% CI OR 95% CI
individual level*
Mother tongue parentsd       
- German 1.00   1.00   1.00  
- other 2.96 2.56–3.42 2.94 2.63–3.28 0.60 0.55–0.66
Kindergarten visit of the childe       
- yes 1.00   1.00   1.00  
- no 1.12 0.87–1.44 2.07 1.67–2.56 1.31 1.07–1.59
Sex of the child       
- boy 1.00   1.00   1.00  
- girl 0.99 0.86–1.14 1.10 0.99–1.22 1.00 0.91–1.09
school district level**
percentage of       
single parent householdsf       
- low (1.8 – 3.0%) 1.00   1.00   1.00  
- medium (3.1 – 3.7%) 1.02 0.85–1.22 0.93 0.82–1.07 0.92 0.83–1.03
- high (3.8 – 8.4%) 1.04 0.84–1.27 1.16 1.00–1.34 0.83 0.73–0.94
'low education households'g       
- low (20.9 – 27.0%) 1.00   1.00   1.00  
- medium (27.1 – 30.8%) 1.41 1.16–1.71 1.21 1.06–1.39 0.92 0.82–1.03
- high (30.9 – 40.9%) 1.81 1.47–2.24 1.63 1.40–1.90 0.77 0.68–0.88
  1. *) simultaneous control of: mother tongue, Kindergarten visit, sex
  2. **) simultaneous control of: percentage of single parent households, percentage of 'low-education households'
  3. a) BMI ≥ 90. percentile
  4. b) at least one of the nine check-ups missing
  5. c) at least one out of the nine vaccinations missing
  6. d) German: both parents with mother tongue German; other: all other parents
  7. e) yes: child visited Kindergarten for at least one year; no: all other children
  8. f) percentage of single parent households
  9. g) percentage of persons having the lowest educational level (i.e. 'Hauptschulabschluss')